High Cheese Archive: July, 2009

Martinez to throw for Phillies, others tomorrow

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Pedro Martinez is scheduled to throw for scouts, including a member of the Phillies front office, tomorrow in the Dominican Republic, club... Read more

Rotation remains key; Martinez an option?

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Whatever happens over the next week, the Phillies have already won three times as many games on this homestand as they did on their previous... Read more

The continuing maturation of J.A. Happ

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You can read plenty of doom and gloom in the paper today, so we'll start this morning with one of the few positive aspects that has emerged... Read more

Amaro on free agent possibilities

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Right now, the Phillies' top two options for bettering themselves are through the trade market, and through internal improvement. But with... Read more

Morning run down: Blue laws and Hamels

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One of the more educational aspects of following the Local 9 around the country is exposure to the variety of alcohol laws that have been adopted... Read more

Ibanez's return delayed

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Outfielder Raul Ibanez was on the field at FirstEnergy Park in Reading loosening up, but is not the in the lineup for tonight's Eastern League... Read more

Rodrigo Lopez listed as starter Friday

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The Phillies' pre-game notes have Rodrigo Lopez listed as the starter for Friday night against the Mets. I don't have much to add at this... Read more

On Lopez, Ibanez, Toronto, Atlanta and Truth University

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I can't remember the last time I had a chance to sit in my hotel room and put my feet up and put together an expansive, all-encompassing, and... Read more